State of the City

Friday, February 24, 2012

How refreshing and unusual to hear a political leader say “this is going well; this is not; here are our challenges; by the way, my predecessors did a fine job”. Straightforward, balanced, no blame – this was Mayor Betsy Price’s “State of the City” address (actually Q&A) in Fort Worth yesterday before an audience of 1400 at the Convention Center. Why can our local leaders be statesmanlike, but our national leaders can’t?

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